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TitleCovellite and pyrite
DescriptionCovellite, CuS (copper sulfide), is not a widely distributed mineral but its iridescent colors make it attractive. This specimen contains indigo to blue covellite and gold pyrite and is 6 cm across.
PhotographerDarla Sondrol. 2001-07-10.
CollectionUniversity of North Dakota Mineralogy Collection.
Key wordscovellite, pyrite
Tech details524 KB. Hand specimen. Fujifilm FinePix S1Pro digital camera; 60mm AF Nikon micro lens.
GeoDIL number1109